India ranked 2nd in producer of Crude Steel

As per World Steel Association data, India became the second-largest steel producer of crude steel after China  2019, by replacing Japan. India’s crude steel production in 2019 was at 111.2 MT, an increase of 1.7 per cent from 109.3 MT in 2018. China remains number one with 996.3 million tonnes in 2019. The United States and Russia rank fourth and fifth respectively.

Here is the list of Top 5 Crude steel producers in the world in 2019:

Rank Country Qty (mt)
1. China 996.3
2. India 111.2
3. Japan 99.3
4. USA 87.9
5. Russia 71.6

 

Important takeaways for all competitive exams:

  • Union Minister of Steel: Dharmendra Pradhan.

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